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Selected Style 4-Door HB
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door HB 30 36 $16,016 $17,130
4-Door HB AWD 26 31 $19,125 $20,455
4-Door HB GT 25 32 $18,798 $20,105
4-Door Wagon
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Convertible 22 29 $18,622 $19,405
2-Door Convertible Touring 22 29 $21,664 $23,175
2-Door Convertible GT 21 27 $25,991 $27,930
4-Door Wagon 22 29 $12,812 $13,530
4-Door Wagon Touring 22 29 $14,664 $15,565
4-Door Wagon Limited 22 29 $16,484 $17,565
4-Door Wagon GT 21 27 $21,489 $23,065
Pricing
Invoice Price
$16,016
$12,812
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$17,130
$13,530
Monthly Payment Estimate
$286 / month
$226 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 30 mpg 22 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 30 mpg 22 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Passenger Car Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 39.8 39.6
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.6 53.9
Front Leg Room (in) 41.8 40.6
Front Hip Room (in) 51.7 50.2
Second Leg Room (in) 36.3 40.9
Front Head Room (in) 40.6 39.3
Passenger Volume (ft³) 96.0 84.3
Second Hip Room (in) 47.8 54.1
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.2 54.6
Exterior Dimensions
Length, Overall (in) 171.9 168.8
Height, Overall (in) 62.2 63.0
Track Width, Rear (in) 58.9 58.2
Wheelbase (in) 102.4 103.0
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - 23.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 69.9 67.1
Track Width, Front (in) 59.6 58.3
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 6.5
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - - TBD -
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³) 19.3 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³) 54.1 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) - NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) - - TBD -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) - - TBD -
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA NA
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) - TBD - 8.66 x 1.57
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - TBD - 10.94 x 0.9
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 13 15.0
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.7 36.5
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.36 2.7
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 19.5 18
Tires
Front Tire Size P205/55R16 P195/65R15
Spare Tire Size - TBD - Compact
Front Tire Order Code QGF TNC
Spare Tire Order Code - TBD - - TBD -
Rear Tire Size P205/55R16 P195/65R15
Rear Tire Order Code QGF TNC
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1500 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 150 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2700 2924
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x - TBD - 15 x 6.0
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x - TBD - 15 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.9 6.6
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 120
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type Gas L4 Gas I4
Fuel System SFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 125 @ 4400 165 @ 4000
Engine Order Code LV6 EDZ
Displacement 1.8L/109 2.4L/148
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 130 @ 6000 150 @ 5100
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 36 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 30 22
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.94 2.80
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 0.97
Trans Description Cont. Manual Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.57 3.50
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - 8.98
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.34 1.36
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.82 0.81
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.21 3.42
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.04 1.95
Trans Order Code MM5 DD5
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Compact Car Small Wagon
Vehicle Name Pontiac Vibe Chrysler PT Cruiser
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - .95
Suspension Type - Rear Torsion Beam Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - 25
Suspension Type - Front Independent Macpherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - 32
 
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